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Personal Injury Case Testimonial

Alysia was my lawyer for a personal injury case from 2013 to 2020. If integrity, knowledge, and a fighting sense of justice are integral in your assessment of a strong lawyer, then Alysia would be your choice. I found her to be honest, frank, and patient. I had many questions and most probably was not […]

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How Does My Litigation Proceed with Social Distancing?

Just as social distancing has changed how we communicate with our family and friends, it has changed how lawyers are communicating with their clients. Face to face meetings are no longer possible until pandemic restrictions are eased. Communications with your lawyer are essential to your understanding how your litigation is progressing, and to having your […]

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Social Media and Your Personal Injury Action

During this time of physical distancing and staying at home to try to #FlattenTheCurve of Covid-19, many of us are spending more time on social media as a way to keep in touch with friends and family. (I am as guilty of this as you are!) If you are currently involved in a personal injury […]

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Another Privacy Tort: Publicity Placing the Plaintiff in a False Light

For almost twelve years, Ontario courts have recognized torts for different types of invasion into a person’s privacy. Recently, a fourth privacy tort was adopted by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a family law case. As a result of Justice Kristjanson’s ruling in the case of Yenovkian v Gulian, 2019 ONSC 7279, Ontario […]

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A Brain “Kiln” to Benefit the Delhi Community Health Centre

On Friday, September 27, I hosted the third annual Delhi Brain “Kiln” to benefit the Delhi Community Health Centre. A fun night of friendly trivia knowledge competition was had by all. The winning team – Port Pals – took the win by one point. There was a tie for “most stumped” team, who walked away […]

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Norfolk General Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Tournament

Over the course of three days, July 17 to 19, golfers took to the Norfolk Golf & Country Club to raise money for the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation. The Norfolk General Hospital is an important community hospital, admitting over 4,000 patients annually and treating over 30,000 patients in the Emergency Department. This year, funds raised […]

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Motorcycle Accident Client Testimonial

It was a nice October morning when I was riding my motorcycle to work, when out of nowhere I was hit by a car that was turning left. I was thrown from my bike and found myself laying on the ground with a broken femur and some broken ribs. I felt relieved that I was […]

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Waivers of Liability in Ontario: A Legal Primer

Ibrahim Jamie Arabi (JD, 2019) and Alysia M. Christiaen, Lerners LLP From skydiving to car rental services, companies have several resources to mitigate their exposure to liability. A common method is the waiver of liability. Also known as “exclusion clauses,” waivers of liability transfer risk from the company to the consumer by eliminating the consumer’s […]

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Tastings: A Black Tie Night to Benefit the LHS Foundation

On Thursday, May 2, guests donned their finest and headed to the London Hunt and Country Club to raise money for the London Health Sciences Foundation. Tastings features dishes prepared by local chefs, wines from around the world, and an auction built around tastes, travel, style and wine. Lerners has been a lead sponsor of […]

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TASTINGS: The Wine Auction

Whether you are a wine connoisseur, or a person who just enjoys a nice bottle of wine, the Tastings silent auction will not disappoint. Wines from around the world will go home with the highest bidder. Most of the wines in the auction can only be purchased directly from the winery. In addition to picking […]

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